Denzel Washington was most certainly the man of the hour at the Golden Globes tonight. He received the Cecil B. DeMille award. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association honored the beloved actor with the award tonight for all of Denzel’s hard work and pure talent. Check out the rest of the story after the jump.

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Denzel Washington is one of the most successful if not the most successful actor in Hollywood. He has been in so many award winning films and he has so many accolades to prove that he deserved that award. He brought his family on stage with him to give his acceptance speech. He thanked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, his agent and manager, his first agent and manager, and his family. Other past recipients of the top honor have been Woody Allen, George Clooney, Jodie Foster, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Warren Beatty, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Williams, Michael Douglas, Al Pacino, Harrison Ford and Barbara Streisand.

Over the course of Washington’s long career, he has earned seven Golden Globe Award nominations and two wins. He’s also won two Academy Awards, two Emmy nominations, one Tony Award, one BAFTA Award, one NAACP Image Award and a Grammy.

I think it is safe to say that this award is long overdue and he deserved it. Denzel Washington’s acting career has been amazing and I am sure it’s not going to end any time soon. I don’t think I can name a Denzel movie that I didn’t like. Congratulations Denzel Washington from everyone here at IFWT!

Source: EW